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Audiobook Reviews

Sound Reviews: Your source for finding the best Audiobooks to listen to. We give a short review and sample from the book so you can hear the sound and get an overview of the book.


230 Pieces

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What would incite an Army Ranger with a spotless record and boundless potential to rob a bank and throw his career away

  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 03:13
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This account of Herbert Hoover’s life is a roller coaster of emotion that is expertly captivated in the tone and pace of the chronicler

  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 03:25
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Zombies? Really? Plum fans know that the series has not thrived on plot, but on the funny, quirky characters, and their brilliant dialogue

  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 03:17
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Reimagining of the Evil Queen legend—author Julie C. Dao recounts the story of a peasant girl's quest to become empress

  • Added: Feb 19, 2018
  • Length: 03:24
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Before hitting the play button on this audio, it would be easy to feel skeptical about the idea that animals have rich emotional lives. But the com...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:47
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In this riveting mystery, Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope presents a talk at the local prison, and gets waylaid by crooked, ex-cop John Brace

  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:32
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Privateer Conner Douglas decides to marry his best friend, Lady Thea, to claim his legacy. To his shock and anger, she is eloping with a local squire

  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:22
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Detective Harry Bosch says there are two kinds of truth in the world: that which we all can agree on, which is immutable, and that which comes from...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:33
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Halsey Street, in Brooklyn, where Penelope lives, is a place any listener might like to visit, despite Penelope's mixed feelings about the place—an...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:38
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We are witnessing the baby steps of artificial intelligence (AI) research. But what happens when machines become more intelligent than humans?

  • Added: Feb 16, 2018
  • Length: 03:31
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Hodgman is known for his work on “The Daily Show” and as the stodgy personification of a PC in Apple’s “Get a Mac” commercials

  • Added: Feb 10, 2018
  • Length: 03:27
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Popular author John Green’s story is inspired by his own suffering with obsessive-compulsive disorder. In this book, high school junior Aza Holmes ...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2018
  • Length: 03:26
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This novel in verse, made to be read aloud, makes a compelling case for gun control

  • Added: Feb 10, 2018
  • Length: 03:22
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In early 1861, the tiny hamlet of Town Line in upstate New York seceded from the Union—the only northern town to do so

  • Added: Feb 10, 2018
  • Length: 03:17
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This is the fifth and final Lockwood & Co. audiobook, all of them exquisitely narrated by Emily Bevan. The book begins with the usual suspense as t...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 08:48
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KRISTIN LAVRANSDATTER is a masterpiece of storytelling. It was published in 1922, and author Sigrid Undset won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1928

  • Added: Feb 05, 2018
  • Length: 03:40
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Country music’s notorious star, Boone Thrasher, gets dumped and seeks solace in a quiet bar. Its owner, Ripley Fischer, detests Boone on sight, but...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
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Nathan Englander’s audiobook examines interlocking stories and characters who are involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

  • Added: Feb 03, 2018
  • Length: 03:31
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If you didn't know any better, you'd swear this story was the concoction of a Hollywood screenwriter. It features the determination and frustration...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2018
  • Length: 03:17
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This is a delicious production of a 1934 Christie classic that is often remembered only for its film adaptations

  • Added: Jan 28, 2018
  • Length: 03:30